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Most Filipinos Don't Save Enough for Retirement

They expect to work even after retirement, too

In the film The Bucket List, Morgan Freeman’s and Jack Nicholson’s characters spent the last few months of their lives as terminally ill patients traveling the world. They do everything from skydiving in Dubai to climbing Mount Everest, anything that will make ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | April 11, 2019 08:00:00
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4 Simple Steps to Reaching Financial Independence and Retiring Early

Retire earlier than you ever thought possible

Would you like to retire early? Imagine a life where working was optional because you had enough money to support your everyday living expenses. Escaping the rat race allows you to take control of your time. Time spent is time you will never get ...

by Dustin Mathews  | January 28, 2019 06:00:00
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Scrimp and Sacrifice in Retirement? Don't Let That Be You. Here's How

Don't ignore the instability of social security and government-sponsored retirement accounts

Many Americans will spend their “golden years” of retirement scrimping and sacrificing, according to a new study reported by the Wall Street Journal.“A combination of economic and demographic forces has left older Americans with bigger bills and less money to pay them,” the report ...

by Pamela Yellen  | August 27, 2018 06:00:00
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It's Shocking How Many Entrepreneurs Aren't Saving for Retirement

Small-business owners might be foolishly overconfident when it comes to retirement planning

Most entrepreneurs don’t think their businesses are big enough for 401(k)s. Others think it’d be too expensive to implement retirement plans. More than one-third just plan to cash in by selling their company at a later date.A variety of factors deter entrepreneurs ...

by Lydia Belanger  | July 13, 2017 12:00:00
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How much does a millennial need to save each month to retire with US$ 5 million?

In the Philippines, that’s at least Php 241M ”" so better start saving now

How much will you need to retire?Well, in 2014, Matthew Illian, a member of the Investment Committee at Marotta Wealth Management, Inc., wrote that “Someone retiring now in 2014 with US$ 1 million at age 65 can safely withdraw US$ 43,600 a year. However, [because of ...

by John Rampton  | October 24, 2016 07:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 ways entrepreneurs can prepare for retirement

Entrepreneurship can be unpredictable, but retirement planning for entreps is still possible

 Question: I have been in the business for five years now but I don’t seem to have enough personal savings. Although the business is doing well, most of the income I earned from the business is just enough to take care of ...

by Henry Ong  | September 13, 2016 04:00:00
Business Ideas

5 hard-core steps to take to retire at 50

Early retirement is a natural course for natural entrepreneurs

In today’s economy, with its stagnant wages and disappearing pensions, it’s far more common to hear people discuss the possibility of working past age 65 than it is to hear them make plans to quit work sooner.To be sure, retiring by age 50 ...

by Steven Kaufman  | July 24, 2016 01:00:00
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You can't lead your business forever

Giving it up is hard.

  You know them when you meet them. Sometimes all it takes is a handshake. The kind who hold company retreats at their lake house, and when asked how long they have been in the game, they tell you they invented the game. ...

by Bob Coen  | June 12, 2016 09:00:00